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CANCELED: The Obsidian Mirror: Literature and Archaeology in Mexico
April 23 @ 6:00 pmFree and open to the public.
Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series. Free and Open to the Public.
Juan Villoro, Author and Journalist
Mexican authors Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, Jose? Emilio Pacheco, Salvador Novo, Rube?n Bonifaz Nun?o, and Rosario Castellanos, among others, have sought to use language to explore and recover the links between Mexico’s Indigenous peoples and its contemporary society. Focusing on Mexico’s pre-Hispanic past, Juan Villoro will explore the intimate and evocative relationships among literature, archaeology, and culture.
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge. Free event parking at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.
Co-sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, the Harvard Divinity School, the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology